Gambling On A Trip Into US: Not So Much

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So it looks like another top executive of an internet gambling company was arrested on Wednesday.

… Peter Dicks, 64, chairman of London-based Sportingbet PLC, was taken into custody by airport police after he arrived on an overseas flight at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport. He was held on a criminal warrant issued by the state of Louisiana. After the arrest, Sportingbet asked the London Stock Exchange, where its stock is listed, to halt trading in its shares.

Uhm. This is the second such arrest is this summer. Everyone take a memo: if you run an internet gambling site, now might not be the best time to fly in to the US.

Latest Arrest Chips Away at Online Betting
[LA Times]

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